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Letter ReferenceKarl Pearson 840/4/2/63
ArchiveUniversity College London Library, Special Collections, UCL, London
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date5 June 1886
Address FromThe Convent, Harrow, London
Address To
Who ToKarl Pearson
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The Project is grateful to University College London (UCL) and its Library Services for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which is part of its Special Collections. The date has been written on this letter in an unknown hand. Schreiner was resident at the Convent in Harrow from mid May to the end of September 1886. The name of the addressee is indicated by content and archival location.
1 Thanks for letting me know you didn’t want to be interrupted just
2now. I am reserving my notes on the sex question till you are freer.
3I’m coming in on Tuesday eve: shall take a room at an Hotel for the
6 I saw Mrs Cobb & her beautiful children for a few hours ^minutes^ the
7other day.
9 Yours ever
10 OS
12 This is business
14 I have just got a card from ^Ed^ Carpenter saying he is in town for a
15week Shall I ask him to our club on Tuesday eve? Would you like it,
16Miss Clemes, Roberts, & I know him. I think Mrs Cobb &c would like to
17see him. A card with yes or no would be enough.
Regarding Schreiner's 'notes on the sex question', see her letter to Pearson of July-December 1885 (840/4/1/105).